Northwest TN Participates in IOAD

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) was honored on August 31st for all of NWTN.  A large group gathered at Discovery Park of America (DPA) in Union City. Participants combined paper chains that were gathered from local schools, universities, businesses, and individuals. The Weakley Co. Prevention Coalition wants to say a thank you to each person that helped gather paper chains and link them together during this event. The paper chain totals come to more than 10,000 chain links that were linked together.  Each link in the chain represents a conversation or training about substance abuse and overdose.  DPA was a great partner that supported the efforts of IOAD by lighting up the inside of Dino Hall and Outside of the location Purple from August 29th through September 2nd. Weakley Co. Prevention Coalition wants to thank DPA for being such a strong voice in bringing awareness events to our communities in NWTN.